Ewart, Spencer, Lieutenant Colonel, fl1905 (military secretary at War Office)
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Congreve writes that he has been put in touch with Ewart by Colonel Spencer Ewart. He describes the small herd of wild white cattle at Chartley which had been sold to the Duke of Bedford by Chartley's previous owner. Congreve wishes to introduce fresh blood into the herd in order to rescue dwindling numbers, and asks for Ewart's advice.
Letter is undated but it is assumed to date from shortly after the letter to Ewart from Spencer Ewart at Coll-14/9/11/12.
Spencer Ewart thanks Ewart for his paper on the wild ancestors on the domestic sheep and writes that he is returning the paper applying to be made a Fellow of the Zoological Society of Scotland.
Ewart writes concerning the family history he is writing about his own branch of the Ewart family and asks Ewart if he would like to contribute a brief autobiography.
The year is not written on the letter.
Spencer Ewart writes to ask James Cossar Ewart if his friend Lieutenant Colonel Congreve may write to him about the Chartley herd of white wild cattle which Congreve is trying to save from extinction.